Lacrosse

DeMatha takes on rival Gonzaga, Good Counsel girls will play in its 13th WCAC Championship

Last season, DeMatha finished 7-11, which was tied for their worse record under Head Coach Scott Morrison. The Stags turned things around this year by going 10-9, and earning a spot in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship against their long time foe Gonzaga. DeMatha didn’t have the best start to the 2016 campaign. The Stags won the first game of the season against Archbishop Spalding, but dropped the next four games. DeMatha picked things…

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Gonzaga Lacrosse Sneaks Into The Top 10 Of The USA Today Super 25 Rankings

In the latest Super 25 boys lacrosse rankings by USA Today, Gonzaga College High School (DC) found their way into the No. 9 spot. Last week, the Purple Eagles were ranked No. 11 but a big 14-8 win against Haverford on Apr. 9 allowed them to move up in the rankings. Calvert Hall (MD) sits at No. 3 after a 17-5 conference victory over Mt. Joseph. Loyola Blakefield School of Baltimore, MD is sitting at…


From Stag to an American Hero: the story of Brendan Looney’99

The article was written by DeMatha Stagline writer Andrew DeSantis If you make the most of what you are doing, there is no way to regret what you are doing. These are wise words for all DeMatha students to emulate, from someone wise beyond their years: the DeMatha ‘99 graduate Brendan Looney was killed on September 21, 2010 while serving Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. He was only 29. Looney carried on a longstanding tradition by…


DeMatha’s Lacrosse Plagued With Injuries and Inexperience

Standing with a 7-8 record for the season, DeMatha’s varsity lacrosse team is not the same team they were last season when they went 16-4. One of the biggest reasons for the sudden drop is injuries and lack of experience coming from the underclassmen. “It’s been kind of rough,” senior Dylan Stein said as he described the overall season. “We had a lot of injuries,” Stein also said.The Stags had five seniors out due to…